pay (one's) last respects

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pay (one's) last respects

To show or express one's respect for someone who has died, especially by attending his or her funeral, wake, memorial service, etc. Anyone who wishes to pay their last respects to my husband is welcome to do so at the viewing this Saturday, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
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DANA paid her last respects yesterday as a relative who died after a carbon monoxide leak was buried.
BARONESS Thatcher paid her last respects yesterday to the man she called her 'dearest friend', the former US president Ronald Reagan.
JAZZ singer Honor Heffernan paid her last respects to her mother and sister at their double funeral yesterday.
Diana's stepmother Raine Spencer paid her last respects yesterday at the Chapel of Rest at St James's Palace.